Sallah: FIRS extends deadline for tax filing by 1 week


Sallah: FIRS extends deadline for tax filing by 1 week

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has extended the deadline for filing of returns in some tax categories by one week.

Mr. Abdullahi Ismaila Ahmad, Director, Communications and Liaison Department of the service, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Thursday.

Ahmad said the gesture was in the spirit of the festivities and the palliative measures rolled out by the Service in support of the Nigerian taxpayers against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.

He quoted the Executive Chairman of FIRS, Mr. Muhammad Nami, as saying “the management wishes to felicitate with Nigerians on this occasion of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

““In addition to a number of COVID-19 palliatives already in place, as well as in the spirit of this Eid celebration, we hereby grant a further one-week extension from the 31st July 2020 deadline for companies with December accounting year-end to file their Year 2020 annual Income Tax Returns.

“Nonetheless, the service will continue to…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper